Inspire Championships

 

PhysiPole Studios is proud to present our newest competition:
Inspire Championships!

 
The Inspire Championships will be open to any who wish to enter, providing they meet the eligibility criteria and follow the rules and regulations (provided below and linked further down as a downloadable document).

Pole Competitions will be held separately to Aerials Competitions - check below for dates and locations!

Aerials Competitions

17 April 2020
Rockhampton (QLD)

24 April 2020
Somerton Park (SA)

30 May 2020
Ballarat (VIC)

Pole Competitions


25 April 2020
Somerton Park (SA)

Date TBC
Ballarat (Vic)

COMPETITION RULES & ENTRY

Aerial competitions will have 2 separate categories, each with 5 divisions.
Vision – Flowing apparatuses made with softer fabrics, including silks, aerial net, rope etc
Dream – Apparatuses that are distinctly bar/metal in genre, including hoop, chains, cube etc.

The Pole competitions and the Aerial competitions categories (Vision and Dream) will have the following 5 divisions:
- Beginner (never competed)
- Intermediate (competed but not placed)
- Advanced (competed and placed)
- Groups
- Juniors


RULES & REGULATIONS

Eligibility
- You must be at least 16 years old for divisions other than Juniors which is from 7-15 years old or groups which is open to all ages.
- You must enter the division that corresponds to you, as at the date of entry.


Entry
- You must fill in all fields of the entry form found online at www.physipolestudios.com prior to entries closing and have paid the entry fee by the date entries close.
- Entries will open 1st of February 2020 and will close 29th of March 2020.
- You must submit an audition video at the time of entry. Audition video must be a minimum of 2 minutes and a maximum on 3 minutes in length.
- The audition video does not have to be the same as the show you intend to perform.
- The audition video must not be edited.
- Music must be submitted at time of entry.
- You may enter one or more divisions, but entry fee must be paid per division.
- Successful applicants will be notified via email and announced on the Inspire Facebook page.


Performances
- Solo performances must be between 2 – 3 minutes in length.
- Solo performances for those competing in the Intermediate and Advanced division of the Vision category, must be between 3-4 minutes in length.
- Groups performances must between 3 – 4 minutes in length.
- Groups is an open category. Performers in groups can come from any other division.
- There is to be no more than 2 competitors on the apparatus (hoop, silk/tissu, pole, etc.) at any given time throughout the performance.
- For pole performances, there will be two poles and it is to the discretion of the performers as to whether the poles are spinning or static, or a mixture thereof. This must be noted on the entry form.
- Aerial hoop & silks heights are able to be set on the day to your desired height, with a maximum of 6m, if the venue allows for it.
- Aerial competitors have the choice to used the provided apparatus, or supply their own. Each location will have silks and hoops available, however should the competitor require an alternative apparatus, they must supply their own.
- No two competitors at the one competition will be able to use the same music. First entry in will have priority.


Props/Costumes
- Performers are permitted to use any props, sets, costuming, additional performers, sound effects, performance apparatus or footwear, provided that:
a) the space allows for it physically;
b) it can be feasibly/theoretically transported on a plane;
c) it can be set up and completely removed in under 1 minute; and
d) human props do not touch the apparatus, do not detract from the competitor, and do not assist in tricks.
- Any use of the above items should be described in the applicant’s entry.
- The performer may not perform nude or partially nude. G-strings are not permissible. Heels are optional.
- No outfit shall make any offensive and/or derogatory references to any religion and/or race.
- The use of grip aids are permitted.


Entry for the 2020 Inspire Championships will open on Saturday 1st February 2020, and will close Sunday 29th March 2020.

Check back for entry forms and payment information once entries open!

JUDGING CRITERIA


DOWNLOAD HERE

TERMS & CONDITIONS


DOWNLOAD T&Cs HERE


By submitting an entry into the Inspire Championships Pole & Aerials Competition, you fully understand and agree to all Terms & Conditions.